Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys a team of investigators to a runway overrun at St. John's International Airport in Newfoundland

Gatineau, Quebec, 14 August 2012 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigation team to a runway overrun that occurred at the St. John's International Airport in Newfoundland. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence on this Watchlist issue.

The Watchlist is a list of issues the TSB has determined to pose the most serious risk to Canada's transportation system.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca